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Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
establishment of her new charity, the malala fund for girls' education. the message was recorded before malala's most recent surgery over the weekend, which the doctors have described as a success. >>> the president heads to minneapolis today to meet with local leaders on the issue of gun control. in his annual presuper bowl interview last night he addressed a range of other issues, including the risk of brain injury in children playing football. >> i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer and that means that the game is probably going to evolve a little bit. >> president obama also addressed the boy scouts' longstanding policy of excluding gays and lesbians, saying that they should have, quote, access and opportunity the same way everyone else does. >>> researchers in england say they have found a skeleton of king richard iii. dna results show the battle scarred bones under a parking lot are, no doubt, those of the king killed in battle some years ago. he was immortalized by william shakespeare as a brutal tyrant who said now is our winter o
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Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
, there's a lot of talk about gym class or physical education in schools which we've seen cut in a lot of school districts because of budget issues. there's a belief that these classes can actually lead to weight loss. i find that surprising. >> well, i'm concerned about this myth. i think that we have to keep in mind and underscore the -- that gym class in their current form, they're not like in the old days when you got to play. many of our physical education classes now are filled with learning rules, writing about how you feel about this sport, you know, we need to ingrain habits in kids early. and even though our research doesn't show that the current form of physical education classes is associated with weight loss, it's not sensitive enough to see the changes in body composition. more importantly, erica, it builds confidence in kids to actually have lifelong habits of physical activity. so we have to keep in mind what our end goal here is. >> that's what's important, to instill that goal in kids. just to get moving every day so they carry it through their adult life. >> abso
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Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
ohlert is a high school counselor from colorado. she's traveled to washington with other educators with a message to congress. >> the time when we are looking at ways to keep our schools safer, these across-the-board cuts would impact those positions and those people who keep our schools safe. >> reporter: she's talking about the so-called sequester. $85 billion in spending cuts set to kick in march 1. meant to be so egregious that lawmakers would have to come to agreement on deficit reduction. but that hasn't happened. and time is running out. >> if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education, or clean energy are likely to be laid off. >> reporter: the cuts would also amount to a 13% reduction for the military. >> this will badly damage our national defense and compromise our ability to respond to crises in a dangerous world. >> reporter: in washington, it's the same old sticking points with the president insisting the deal include new taxes. >> we sure as heck should be willing to ask those of us who are luck
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Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
. the training exercise was funded by the office of education a year ago. after the school shooting in newtown, it was redesigned, a high-intensity drill for what some call our new reality. the mock massacre simulates what so many now fear. two gunmen open fire on students, going through a crowded campus, taking lives. this school shooting, just a drill. but the drama so intense, even scaring the 20 teenage actors. >> i felt really terrified. i have never felt that scared. >> it was way too real. i didn't know that was how it was going to be. >> reporter: the training video includes students covered in blood-red paint, the injured crying for help and children as young as 12 locked inside barricaded classrooms. but is it too much? >> we need to actually know how our guys here, and women at the sheriff's office are going to respond to an actual emergency. the best way to do that is through a live simulated training, making it as real as we can. >> set to be distributed next year, the training video could make its way to police, teachers and school administrators across california. >>
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Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
parents are upset at the way they handled a special education teacher who was convicted of child abuse for throwing a 5-year-old autistic child on to a classroom floor and kicking him. the superintendent said he had how let holder return. >>> a vigil will be held for an off duty san mateo sheriff's deputy. he died last week when a car turned in front of him while he was riding his motorcycle in burrlingame. the driver was not arrested. the 51 leaves behind a wife and 12-year-old son. the vigil will be at 6:00. >>> we'll have a look at weather and traffic right after this break. >>> 9:28. it is still cool and we're going to stay cool today. lots of cloud cover overhead. limited sunshine and that means temperatures are only going to climb by about 5 degrees from where they are now. 48 in san jose. 47 in gilroy. at noon today, temperatures still in the upper 40s for most of the day area. then we'll round out the day in the mid-50s. 54 degrees in livermore. 56 in gilroy and 55 in santa tere teresa. more changes ahead. rain arrives. thursday morning, the bulk of the moisture comes through from
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Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
appeared? >> our second take is biggest spending regrets. financial education estimates in the typical month more than two-thirds of united states adults buy something on impulse and most of those purchases lead to regret. how about you? >> i'm an impulse shopper, completely. i do retail therapy all the time on the internet. that's the big one for me. i think i'm getting a deal but i'm hitting it way too often. >> we'll see one of yours in a second. how about you? most regret. >> i don't make many regrets but this is something i bought a few years ago. my wife thought omar sharif in "dr. zhivagozhivago" was the se man alive. i bought this and said who do i look like? and she said from "dumb and dumber." >> as they say in "caddy shack" it looks better on you. >> last time i saw it, it came with a bowl of soup. >> that's right. >> right before flat screens came out. it was expensive. i was stuck with it forever. it was heavy. you couldn't move the thing. every time i looked at it, i resented it. >> for a long time, i'm sure. >> i'm an infomercial shopper. >> late-night purchase for you?
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Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
female fan club. >> female fans are very educated and so passionate. >> ray and fran reynolds met at a 49ers game, and it was love at first sight. at least for one of them. >> everyone jump ed up and i lok up and here is this beautiful butt right in front of me. i'm going, where did that come from? >> today they're a happily married pair of season ticket holders. >> this is a 49ers shrine. >> life-long niners fan. this is bernadette's first chance to go to a super bowl and she's going in style. >> these are my niner nails. >> banjo man, a fixture at niners game. ♪ we're gonna win the super bowl and have a lot of fun ♪ yeah, niners! >> that's right, banjo man is there in new orleans. he does not have a ticket for the game. if jenna wolfe can help him out, maybe hook him up, i'm sure he would appreciate that. i don't think it would be that hard to find banjo man there in new orleans. matt, savannah, back to you guys. >> banjo man never blends in. natalie is in baltimore with some rabid raven fans. >> rabid ravens, indeed, they are, savannah. well known for their love of the team
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Feb 6, 2013 4:30am EST
education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy should be put in jeopardy because folks in washington couldn't come together to eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs we agree need some reform. >> republicans are criticizing the president for failing to submit his budget proposal to congress before the government deadline, which is the first monday of february. he's missed the deadline four times in five years. >> we could learn more about the proceedings of the man accused of killing chandra levy. they will hold a hearing today to discuss reporters' requests about closed proceedings. we aren't sure what the hearings were about. guandique a may have the conviction overturned because a key witness in the trial is not credible. >>> in the child sex abuse charge against him, lawyers for rick curl filed document for an agreement but no deal until the incompetent pear work is signed. a document says a girl was sexually abused starting at 13 years old. he could face prison if guilty. he's due in court on february 21st. >>> redistric
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Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
" reports the county board of education will be given recommendations today that include requiring every person entering a county school to show i.d. the schools will also hold two large-scale drills each year including a lockdown drill next month and an active shooter drill in april. >>> and a man is undergoing a menial evaluation this morning for trespassing in an anne arundel county school. 25-year-old justin beaumont is accuse of walking into north county high school in glen burnie, telling people he was bullied when he was a student there more than a decade ago. officers arrested him. when they searched his home, they found several weapons. police say the guns are legal. and beaumont was not armed when he was inside the school. >>> today, it is defense secretary leon panetta's turn to answer questions about september's deadly attack in benghazi, libya. he and the chairman of the joint chiefs will testify before the senate armed services committee. they will discuss the results of the defense department's internal review of the attack on the u.s. consulate. four americans were
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Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >> david beckham hadn't claimed he did all the stunts for his commercial we wouldn't have to show you. but since he said he did. the verdict is 37-year-old beck did use a butt double. tough research. >>> check this out. a two lane plow. plus no snowstorm can stop the madness of the most pampered pooches on the planet. the dog show comes to new york. you're watching the ear"early today" show. >>> welcome back. now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in florida where a 70-year-old woman lost control of her suv and plowed through a restaurant window just as it was getting ready to open. a very agile bartender inside was able to leap out of the way, and he sustained only minor injuries. >>> in michigan one snowplow definitely sweeps away the competition. it looks like a trailer but swings around wide enough to clear two lanes of highway at once. eve
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Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
students first, pushing for education reform. >>> happening today in honor of what could have been her 100th birthday, the postal service will release a forever stamp of rosa parks. she's credited with jump-starting the bus boycotts when she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. the stamp is the second in a series of three civil rights stamps being released this year. they're on sale nationwide beginning today. >> i'm going to get some of
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
educators who lost their lives at sandy hook elementary will get citizen medals. they go to the four teachers, the principals and the psychologist. the awards will be given to their families at a ceremony next friday. the medal honors americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or fellow citizens. >>> new this morning, nearly a dozen massachusetts pharmacies are being shut down after a surprise inspection following a deadly meningitis outbreak. 11 of 40 pharmacies are being closed. all are similar to the new england compounding center. that farm i was producing a contaminated steroid that led to 45 meningitis deaths and sickened more than 600 other people. several of the pharmacies shut down did not have sterile conditions. others were using improper ingredients in their drugs. the pharmacies will have to pass another round of inspections in order to reopen. >>> four protesters in police custody after of this rowdy scene in egypt. one man threw a shoe at mahmoud ahmadinejad. you saw that there. the iranian leader visiting an ancient mosque there in cairo
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Feb 2, 2013 6:00am EST
education. after criticizing the taliban last october, a gunman attacked her, shooting her three times, including once in the head. she survived the attack and is facing one more surgery to place a titanium plate over the hole left in her skull. if she won, she would be the youngest peace prize recipient in the history of the award. >>> in the day ahead now, family and friends will say their final good-byes to a teen murdered at a d.c. bus stop. a funeral will be held for the 18-year-old in silver spring around noon today. last night loved ones gathered for her memorial service. she was gunned down at meeting her accused killer i 21-year-old alexander buckley, through an iphone app called tagged. buckley was already wanted on a felony trespassing warrant at the time of the murder. >>> police have identified the teen killed in a crash in maryland. 19-year-old earl lee was killed yesterday after the car he was riding in veerd off the road and struck a tree. the crash happened right in front of a middle school. the driver and another passenger, both 21, suffered minor injuries. >>> a fair
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Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
education will be given recommendations today that include requiring every person entering a county school to show i.d. the schools would also hold two large-scale drills every year, including a lockdown drill next month and an active shooter drill in april. >>> 18 after the hour now. this morning, a man is undergoing a mental evaluation for trespassing in an anne arundel county school just before police made a shocking discovery in his home. police say 25-year-old justin beaumont walked into north county high school in glen burnie on monday and told people he was a student there more than a decade ago and was bullied. officers arrested him. but when they searched his home, they say they found several weapons. police say after sandy hook they were not taking any chances. >> post connecticut, we have got to recognize as an agency, as a nation, as a state, that our schoolchildren -- we have to do everything week to see keep them safe. >> beaumont did own the guns legally and was not armed when he was inside the school. >>> doctors may finally have an answer to why we had just -- we ju
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Feb 3, 2013 9:00am EST
was for him. >>> and students may not have any ownership over the work. the county board of education is proposing a measure that would copy right work created by staff and students at the schools, and they want to copy right it and name it as their own, and meaninglessens and drawings, and the proposal has education activist concerns. if approved the county would be the first in the area to adopt such a rule. >>> lawmakers in virginia could start tomorrow could crack down on texting while driving. a senate committee will decide to make it a primary offense meaning the officers can stop a driver solely for texting. another bill proposes making it a reckless driving offense which can result up to a year in jail. >>> starting tomorrow, metro will shut down the pentagon station south entrance. the agency is replacing three escalators. they will be similar to those recently installed at the system's dupont circle station. and the north entrance will remain open during the escalator work. >>> new information on the breaking news we are following in gaithersburg. firefighters are now cleari
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Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
committees approved a variety of measures including a 3% pay raise for state employees, educators and officers. it addresses school security measures and numerous other benefits. lawmakers are at a stalemate over medicaid under the new affordable care act. many say a loan could delay the passing of the budget. posing the threat of a government shutdown. >>> chancellor michelle reid releases a new book called radical. you'll remember her controversial tenure with the district. she close 23 schools and fired 36 principals during her first year. she reflected her work in d.c. on abc's this week imt. >> my style is deliberative and very focused on doing what's right for kids. i wouldn't change that so much. what we were doing, i think we're absolutely the right things much i needed to focus on how we were communicating those things and doing things. so should i have fired ineffective principals? absolutely. should i have do so on national tv? probably not. >>> she's now the head of students first, an organization pushing for education reform. >>> today new numbers are coming out about you
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >>> back to the real world where hewlett-packard is following in apple's footsteps and posing new limits on the students and temporary workers in their china factory. >>> and bank of america got in on this, winter storm. >>> and the blue brew is bringing it back to the singer aisle with justin timber lack. >>> and if david beckham hasn't claimed he did all the stunts for his new h & m underwear commercial, we wouldn't have to show it to you. but he did say he liked getting to do all the stunts. he said bloggers have been poring over the 30-second spot. and the verdict is becs did include use a body double. >>> check this out. a two-lane plow. plus, no snowstorm can stop the madness of the most pampered and primped pooches on the planet. the dog show comes to new york. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. >>> now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in
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Feb 7, 2013 4:30am EST
. it's -- >> quite a talent. he plans to continue his education so some day he can become dr. chicken. >>> on to georgia on a fatal pileup on a highway that left four dead and 27 others injured. four vehicles were involved including a tanker which caught fire. >>> and finally in new york, two australians took top places racing to the empire state building. runners raced up more than 1500 steps. winners had impressive times of 10 and 12 minutes each. >>> in sports, another big upset in college basketball. number five 5 kansas suffered a second straight loss as texas christian got 17 points from garlon green. and fans celebrated by rushing the court. >>> in world cup qualifying soccer, the u.s. gave up a goal in the 79th minute to honduras and lost 2-1. next, they will travel home to take on costa rica in a ten-game tournament that will be played through october. >>> american skier ted maggette won super-g finishing in under 1:24. >>> lance armstrong has been given a two-week extension to possibly work out an agreement to cooperate with the anti-doping agency. the agency is looking for
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Feb 7, 2013 4:30am EST
post," the board of education will be given recommendations today that include requiring every person entering a county school to show identification. the schools would also hold two large-scale drills each year including a lockdown drill next month and an active shooter drill in april. >>> this morning, a man is undergoing a mental evaluation for trespassing in an anne arundel school just before police made a shocking discovery in his home. police say 25-year-old justin beaumont walked into north county high school in glen burnie, monday. he told police he was a student there more than a decade ago and was bullied. when they arrested him they found several weapons. after sandy hook, they weren't taking any chances. >> post connecticut, we have got to recognize as an agency, a nation, as a state that our schoolchildren, we have to take these kind of precautionary, thorough investigative steps to make sure that we do everything we can to keep them safe. >> police say beaumont did own the guns legally, and he was not armed when he was inside the school. >>> d.c. police need your help to
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Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
after the balance shifts next year it will have an impact on politics, social issues and education. hawaii and new mexico are the only other two states in the union where whites are not the majority. >>> from austria we have new video of four very rare white tiger cubs born at a private zoo in late december. these cubs are doing well but only about 300 white tigers worldwide. >>> scary moments last night aboard an alaskan airlines flight heading for seattle when the pilot lost consciousness. we'll follow that story for you here on nbc. >>> today marks the 10th anniversary of the american heart association's go red for women campaign. over the past decade awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of women has gone up and death from the disease have gone down. 90% of people who registered with the go red campaign made a healthy lifestyle change like changing their eating or exercise habits or getting their cholesterol checked. >>> the dow shot up nearly 1,000 points last month logging it's best january since 1994. the s&p saw its biggest gain since '97. some context here.
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
inauguration festivities. education secretary arne duncan and pat quinn will also attend the service. her death brought renewed focus on gun and gang violence in the city. >>> the viewing of a -- former maryland delegate christine died after rescuers pulled her from her burning home temple hills. jones was the first african-american to represent prince george's county in the maryland general assembly. the final viewing will be held at bethlehem baptist church in southeast d.c. on martin luther king avenue. the viewing begins at 9:00 this morning. the funeral service at 11:00. >>> a -- this man died responding to a car fire near glebe road. today marks the one-year anniversary of his death. the virginia native was only 33 years old. today's remembrance will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the alexandria fire department development center on jefferson street. >>> we'll remain in the dark when it comes to new developments in the chandra leafy murder case. the hearings that involved ingmar guandique continue to be closed to the public and media. there have been a number of hearings which could be a si
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Feb 7, 2013 4:00am PST
plans to go and continue his education so he can some day become doctor chicken and that's going to be interesting. >>> a fatal pileup on a georgia highway left four dead and 27 others injuries. four vehicles were involved including a tanker which caught fire. >>> and finally in new york, two australians took top places racing to the empire state building. runners from 18 countries sped up to 58 stories with more than 1500 steps. winners had impressive times of 10 and 12 minutes each. >>> in sports, another big upset in college basketball. number five kansas stufrd a second straight loss as texas christian got 17 points from garlon green. tcu held on for its first win ever against the top five team. 62-55 there over kansas and the home team fans celebrated by rushing the court as time ran out. congratulations. >>> in world cup qualifying soccer, the u.s. gave up a goal in the 79th minute to honduras and lost 2-1. next, they will travel home to colorado to take on costa rica in the ten-game tournament that will be played through october. >>> u.s. skier ted ligety won the super-g in a
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Feb 6, 2013 5:00am EST
general funds that cover education, health care and public safety. a house bill still has a chance much passing. it scraps the gas tax, hikes the sales tax by 5.5% and gets rid of a $500 fee for hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. >>> schools in virginia will soon get a letter grade just like the students. a bill passed the state senate yesterday that calls for schools to be graded on an a through f scale. it became law thanks to a tie breaking vote. it will bring accountability and transparency. some democrats call it a gimmick. >>> prince william county has a new police chief. county supervisors named assistant chief hudson chief of police. he's a 30-year veteran of the department. he joined as a patrol officer and worked his way up the ranks. hudson replaces charlie dean who retired last year after 24 years. >>> a frederick county, maryland community is coming together to help a family who lost two loved ones in a house fire. hundreds of people showed up at the chick-fil-a in frederick last night to raise money for the family. most of them did not know the family but wanted to
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Feb 8, 2013 5:00am EST
baker has been able to protect education and public safety. this year, though, he says it's going to be difficult to avoid layoffs, furloughs and budget cuts to every department. >> there's no way. not enough income coming into the county. we're at a point where we're making tremendous progress. not just in the police department but in our state's attorneys office and corrections department and state department. we don't want to go back snimt there's one more public meeting before the budget proposal is received in march. the meet is tuesday at laurel high school. >>> 5:51 now. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. we're talking about the impact of the winter storm. >> tom kierein is here. >> it's minor compared to north and east of us later today into tomorrow. right now, rain in moes of the area where you see the white on storm team 4 radar. that's been snow that's accumulated mainly on grassy areas way far north and west of the metro area. even where the road temperatures are above freezing, or a slushy accumulation on some of the pavement in northern fauquier county, in clark,
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Feb 3, 2013 6:00am EST
childhood education programs. we have the most robust early childhood education programs. >> for everybody? >> it's universal. we have to continue to improve quality and make sure the distribution of the seats is the way it should be. we have some areas where we have vacant seats and some areas with waiting lists but when you do the math we have seats for every child in the district of columbia and we will get the seat distribution as well. >> i want to talk about cars and the speed cameras that everybody seems to be talking about, because they seem to be everywhere. a lot of people say it's about the revenue. how do you convince them otherwise? >> listen to the chief when she talks about it, that above a certain -- below a certain level of speed, if you get hit by a car you have an 80% chance of survival, above a certain level you have an 20% of getting killed. it's one of the reasons why -- and frankly the council, too, worked on lowering some of the fines. we don't want to lower them to a point where it then takes the incentive out of people to pay attention to the speeds at w
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Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
campaign tore education reform. bobby jindal will appear with mcdonnell in richmond. they'll talk about grading schools on how well they're doing and allowing the school to take over failing schools. former florida governor. he died while responding to a car -- this is the one had r year anniversary of his death. he was 33 years old. the remembrance begins at 10:00 a.m. at the alexandria development center. >>> a piece of history is for sale. it is the original monument commemorating the raising of the american flag at iwo jima. the statue was made nine years before the current statue was created. it will be auctioned off in two weeks and expected to go for nearly $2 million. >>> we hope it ends up somewhere where it will be put on display for everybody to see and remember. >>> absolutely. let's turn to meteorologist tom kierein and get another look at the wet forecast. >> it is wet, it is cold. you need a winter coat. you need an umbrella this morning. where it had been changing, it's changing over to rain. it's raining in washington. there's a live view of capitol hill. reagan nationa
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Feb 6, 2013 7:30am EST
points. one is that within the education budget we have prioritized the per pupil funding so that has been a reduction in per pupil funding because i think it's very important schools can see forward to future years, the source -- a source of budget they will have. the second thing we've done is obviously for the academy program is to encourage the devolution of more of the schools budget to the schools directly and i still think there's more that we can achieve on that agenda. >> mr. speaker, the prime minister said he would give the public a strong voice in the nhs. his former health secretary said he would have since of the nhs. why then -- [inaudible] rejected by the government last night? >> we do want to see patients have a stronger voice in the nhs and we are about to debate i think at some length some terms of the staff how that is done. i think one of the most important ways is going to be making sure that the mandates of the nhs commission board has at its heart quality nursing, or day care, and the voice of patients. we also need to look at how health watch is going to work
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Feb 6, 2013 5:00am PST
. educators like teachers, staff, administrators will be educated how to handle an active shooter situation. the schools are formulating a more comprehensive emergency response plan. in august or september, the police and the district plan to conduct a full scale drill on campus. it would be similar in nature to this one held in modesto. the exercise would simulate a shooter attack allowing teachers to practice procedures while training police on how to respond in terms of protecting children and taking down the shooter. that's scheduled for the fall. the district will hold a forum on school safety scheduled for next week on february 11. reporting live in brentwood city, bob riddell, "today in the bay." >> boy scouts are on edge awaiting a decision as to whether or not gay teens can join the association. there is a new policy to allow local troops to decide for themselves. marla has a look at the local connection to the debate. good morning. >> good morning. >> that's where the boy scouts of america is head quartered and where the board will meet today to make this decision. for m
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Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm EST
plan and he finds financial education program substantially increased savings in the tsp have had no or sunpak, for example, on the amount of credit for military members have outstanding. so re-signing of crowd out there. the society by my colleague at harvard looking at denmark are much better data and they are so concerned about privacy. when they look at automatic savings programs, they found little cutout and other parts of the balance sheet either. so i think it's a legitimate concern, though most of the evidence suggests certainly it's not one-for-one offset. >> any other thoughts on the crowd out at all ms. mccarthy? >> i would offer we don't have it. the complexity it would affect the asset the pain is difficult. it's important on the automatic enrollment is a significant impact in getting participants into the plan. our enrollment rate, participation rate is 67% previous automatic enrollment 80%. it's a very powerful distinction in and of itself is so dramatic that it's hard for me to think is creating a big distraction with vehicles. >> before my time runs out, a lot of peo
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
. thrilled to hear the things you talk about today. i'm elected mayor in mali. now, i'm a u.s. educated, but i've returned back home. the question i would like to ask is directed to ricardo, even though it is based on peter's introduction, that mali was a failed state, that the issue in mali was a leadership issue, not an ethnic or religious issues. but primarily a leadership issue. and i thank you for truly addressing that. now, you talk about leadership in mali. why should we organize elections? because democracy is a value. that should be enforced everywhere, even in mali. there is an emerging class of leaders, but they are unheard. they are suppressed by bad leadership. leadership should be organized because you would have mali and identified -- after to the question, what should we do next? before the election. is hold a national conference as we did in 1991. to bring malians from all force and craft and dedicate integration plan into mali as it has been done before. but on wrong premises. so it is time that we address this in a global point of view instead of just pointing out to
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
kinds of new visas to keep educated, talented workers here. yahoo! ceo marissa mayer one of the representatives from high tech meeting with the president along with former aol chief steve case and the head of qualcomm as well. the president will also meet with the labor side of the equation. not always as supportive of bringing in new workers into the american workforce. now the president's state of the union speech is one week from today. immigration expected to be a central theme. >>> san francisco based visa, the credit card company reporting profits today. you get double data out of these guys. not only do we get a picture of how the company is doing, its health shows us how the consumer is spending because visa gets a cut of every transaction. happy visa data is happy consumer spending data. sign of the times. mike inouye snapped this picture of the old solyndra plant as workers took down the solyndra sign. seagate, maker of disk drives bought the building for $90 million. >> and standard & poor's is being sued for intentionally misleading mortgage risks before the great re
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Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
. students get stuck in an educational purgatory and can't attend college and better their lives in a country that trained them. and mothers and fathers can't provide for their family or care for their loved ones without keeping them in the shadows. so they can't wait any longer. we can't wait any longer. and as rosa parks said, it is just time. from africa to europe to asia, our dysfunctional immigration system is a disincentive to the best and brightest worldwide from coming to our great country. we throw talent away. we tear families apart. we show disregard for those trying to live the american dream. for far too long, we have put off comprehensive immigration reform, but now we are taking up the opportunity to do something about it. and we cannot let this moment pass. it is in that spirit that we hold today's discussion. we will not wait any longer. we have to continue strengthening our border, but we will act on comprehensive immigration reform without delay. we will crack down on employers, but we will make sure there is a pathway to citizenship for those who are here through n
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
care, economic policy, education policy, you name it. it is really interesting for a country that is so sports crazy because i can see harbaugh brother is getting ready for the super bowl, examining what every single player was doing and trying to figure out where the weaknesses were. we're going to have to get more comfortable being honest about the results the competition gets from doing x, y, and z. we led the world in the development of widespread usage of cell phones, but now on a national basis, south korea is about -- and a lot speeds are four times as ours. communities are increasing their capacity. chattanooga, tenn., did and now they're becoming and health care center. google is spending all of that money in kansas city. we have got to be more comfortable in talking to people about what works. what is working that other countries are doing. the diversity of the representation in the house will be helpful for that. i think also we have to learn something from how historic brave actions by your predecessors in this caucus played out in the electorate. when were they rewarded?
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
to that? are we talking about funding the education systems, the health systems, public services and so on? every percentage of austerity leads to a loss in growth. austerity and wage restraint are poisonous. they're toxic. now, here we've been talking about the budgetary discipline on the parts of the member state, but there are billions of euros in deficits in future e.u. budgets. so we need to look at cohesion policy, for example, against that backdrop. you said you going to stand up for cohesion policy, but please, be consistent. stop macroeconomic conditionality being introduced. because here we are just going to see a further anchoring of the differences between the center and the periphery. and here don't make any compromises. don't go in for any compromises on friday that to not take account of the concerns about this. the e.u. will flounder if these programs are being abolished. if we talk about youth unemployment, well, a lot has been said on that subject today. but how the youth guarantee going to be funded? we're talking about what places for young people, employment
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00am PST
come here to be educated and then america says go away. they say we'll just build a company back in our home country. we've seen this with india. potentially with italy. would prefer to stay here and employ americans. >> strange reality. >> interesting. >> thank you very much. 5:15 right now. our reality outside is raindrops keep coming on down falling on all of our heads. >> it's one of those mornings. it's friday. get the day over with so you can enjoy the weekend. this morning even though we usually see friday light, we'll check with mike. i can tell you i couldn't drive as fast as i wanted to to work this morning because of the slick conditions out there. so just make sure you plan accordingly especially if you take the little ones to school. it's wet across the bay area. and definitely some puddles and ponding leftover from yesterday as well. we actually picked up good rainfall totals over a quarter inch up in the north bay. right now it's in the south bay that is seeing the most activity all of the activity now starting to push south of the golden gate bridge. let's talk about som
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
agenda. focusing on how their proposals affect families. among the issues, immigration, education, and taxes. this is 45 minutes. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. i am the president of the american enterprise institute and i am pleased to welcome eric cantor today. it is an important policy speech entitled making life work. now, an ordinary introduction of his political career and rise to majority leader and talk about his new legislative accomplishment, his career, as most of you know, is not a collection of accomplishment, but a long-term effort to make it better, or country for all americans. here is someone who pauses to remember the why of public policy, valuing justice for all, protecting the vulnerable, and fighting against class divisions in american life. he knows that it leads to a happy and more prosperous life for more people. he cares about those who are being left behind, people that are looking for work and cannot find it. people who raised barriers of starting business and building another life. eric cantor knows that policy analysis as an american or someo
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